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Staffing headache is hurting Fenland schools when it comes to hitting government targets

19 December 2018
Staffing headache is hurting Fenland schools when it comes to hitting government targets

Staffing headache is hurting Fenland schools when it comes to hitting government targets

19 December 2018

Difficulties recruiting teachers in Fenland is one of the biggest factors affecting schools and their performance in newly-published league tables.


Neglected children in Cambridgeshire increasingly at 'crisis point' before they get help

18 December 2018
Neglected children in Cambridgeshire increasingly at 'crisis point' before they get help

Neglected children in Cambridgeshire increasingly at 'crisis point' before they get help

18 December 2018

Neglected and abused children in Cambridgeshire are increasingly likely to be at risk of harm by the time social services reach them, figures show.


Champion boxer Jordan Gill goes back to his Chatteris school

18 December 2018
Champion boxer Jordan Gill goes back to his Chatteris school

Champion boxer Jordan Gill goes back to his Chatteris school

18 December 2018

A champion boxer has gone back to his old Chatteris school to inspire current students to career confidence and academic success.


Fenland baby Walter Olney and his family add their voices to plea for specialist medicines to be free on NHS

18 December 2018
Fenland baby Walter Olney and his family add their voices to plea for specialist medicines to be free on NHS

Fenland baby Walter Olney and his family add their voices to plea for specialist medicines to be free on NHS

18 December 2018

A baby from Manea and his family are urging people to sign a petition aimed at forcing the Government to cut the talk and fund life pro-longing drugs.


Emergency care pilot scheme set to launch in Wisbech in January

17 December 2018
Emergency care pilot scheme set to launch in Wisbech in January

Emergency care pilot scheme set to launch in Wisbech in January

17 December 2018

Next month should finally see the launch of the Local Urgent Care pilot scheme in Wisbech - nearly two years later than was originally planned.


Driver assaulted after collision, Wisbech

17 December 2018
Driver assaulted after collision, Wisbech

Driver assaulted after collision, Wisbech

17 December 2018

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Wisbech in which a driver was assaulted following a two vehicle crash.


Snow, music and presents at the Friends of Wisbech Bandstand's Christmas party in the park

17 December 2018
Snow, music and presents at the Friends of Wisbech Bandstand's Christmas party in the park

Snow, music and presents at the Friends of Wisbech Bandstand's Christmas party in the park

17 December 2018

The sun may have been shining yesterday but there was snow in Wisbech Park as the Friends of the Bandstand staged their Christmas party in the park.


Children from Outwell's Beaupre Primary School perform 'Have your elf a merry little Christmas' for the community

17 December 2018
Children from Outwell's Beaupre Primary School perform 'Have your elf a merry little Christmas' for the community

Children from Outwell's Beaupre Primary School perform 'Have your elf a merry little Christmas' for the community

17 December 2018

Residents from Beaupre Hall in Outwell together with church volunteers were treated to a Christmas performance by pupils from the village school.


Grants available from Fenland District Council to improve disused land and buildings

14 December 2018
Grants available from Fenland District Council to improve disused land and buildings

Grants available from Fenland District Council to improve disused land and buildings

14 December 2018

Community groups wanting to give disused land and buildings a new lease of life can apply for a conservation grant from Fenland Council.


Fenland District Council agrees clinical waste solution

14 December 2018
Fenland District Council agrees clinical waste solution

Fenland District Council agrees clinical waste solution

14 December 2018

A proposal to retain free collection points for sharps boxes at selected pharmacies and GP surgeries across Fenland has been agreed by councillors.


Rising numbers of children in Cambridgeshire admitted to hospital with asthma, figures reveal

13 December 2018
Rising numbers of children in Cambridgeshire admitted to hospital with asthma, figures reveal

Rising numbers of children in Cambridgeshire admitted to hospital with asthma, figures reveal

13 December 2018

Hospital admissions of young people with asthma are rising in Cambridgeshire, according to the latest data from Public Health England.


Wisbech Town Council applies for retrospective planning permission to convert Castle Pump House into a café

13 December 2018
Wisbech Town Council applies for retrospective planning permission to convert Castle Pump House into a café

Wisbech Town Council applies for retrospective planning permission to convert Castle Pump House into a café

13 December 2018

A planning application to convert the old Pump House at Wisbech Castle into a café has been made by the town council three months after it opened.


Overwhelming response to Fenland police's toys appeal

12 December 2018
Overwhelming response to Fenland police's toys appeal

Overwhelming response to Fenland police's toys appeal

12 December 2018

Fenland police Inspector Ian Lombardo has issued a massive thank-you to the local community after an overwhelming response to a toy appeal.


‘Investing in our market towns to support ambitions’ says Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor

12 December 2018
‘Investing in our market towns to support ambitions’ says Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor

‘Investing in our market towns to support ambitions’ says Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor

12 December 2018

Things seem to be moving in the right direction for Fenland – here Cambridgeshire Mayor James Palmer writes about his views of the area’s future...


Work starts on new £4m specialist supported living scheme in Chatteris

12 December 2018
Work starts on new £4m specialist supported living scheme in Chatteris

Work starts on new £4m specialist supported living scheme in Chatteris

12 December 2018

Work has officially kicked off at the site of a former agricultural garage in Chatteris to bring new homes for disabled adults in Cambridgeshire.


Black mark for new school site - calls for rethink on planned new secondary school for Wisbech

12 December 2018
Black mark for new school site - calls for rethink on planned new secondary school for Wisbech

Black mark for new school site - calls for rethink on planned new secondary school for Wisbech

12 December 2018

Plans for a new secondary school in Wisbech have sparked calls for a rethink by opponents concerned about the proposed location.


Wisbech play area improvements complete

11 December 2018
Wisbech play area improvements complete

Wisbech play area improvements complete

11 December 2018

Children and families in Wisbech are benefitting from new play equipment following more than £30,000 of investment in three of the town’s play areas.


Breaking news: lorry and bus crash on A47 between Thorney and Guyhirn

11 December 2018
Breaking news: lorry and bus crash on A47 between Thorney and Guyhirn

Breaking news: lorry and bus crash on A47 between Thorney and Guyhirn

11 December 2018

There are reports of a bus and lorry crash on the A47 between the B1167 New Cut, Thorney and the A141 March Road at Rings End.


Walpole Highway's Cyril Snushall makes one last charity act

11 December 2018
Walpole Highway's Cyril Snushall makes one last charity act

Walpole Highway's Cyril Snushall makes one last charity act

11 December 2018

Prolific charity fundraiser Cyril Snushall has raised one last sum following his death in October.


There no homes built for social rent in Fenland in 2017

10 December 2018
There no homes built for social rent in Fenland in 2017

There no homes built for social rent in Fenland in 2017

10 December 2018

No homes were built for social rental in Fenland last year, figures show.


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